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Category: Features

A Journalist’s Guide to Successfully Interviewing Anybody

Interviews are one of the many perks that come with your title in the media industry. They function as your excuse to pick a stranger’s brain and speak with them as if you’ve been friends for years.

But fostering the ideal, conversational-yet-informative interview is difficult — especially if you’re new to the process.

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Finding Your Niche as a Freelance Writer

Navigating the trials and tribulations of discovering your specialty as a writer is basically one big game of throwing shit at a wall and seeing what sticks.

But even then — where do you start?

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Why Anxiety Prevents You From Falling Asleep

Your heart’s beating like a racehorse and you’re gasping for air. Beads of sweat break from your pores and trickle across your skin. Your stomach’s in a twist and your mind is either shouting garbled nonsense or filled with cotton balls.

Sound familiar? These are among the most common symptoms of anxiety. About 31 percent of adults in America will experience anxiety at some point in their life, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

In addition to interfering with your daily life, anxiety can make sleeping seem like an impossibly arduous task. But… why?

Fortunately, Vanessa O. of Sleepopolis is here to explain the ins and outs of anxiety-induced insomnia.

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No Packaging? No Issue!

Beautifully crafted and sustainably made, Noissue offers custom packaging solutions for every artisan and brand alike.

Whether you’re in need of tissue paper, stickers, tape, mailers, or stamps adorned with your logo, Noissue’s got you covered.

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Tune In to Moontower’s Virtual Tour This Week!

Indie-electric band Moontower encourages you to join them for unique, cutting-edge, interactive performances as they jam from home on their “What Day Is It?” virtual tour.

“The tour will include live performances in front of captivating art installations, LED light shows (from the same team as Coachella), interactive elements such as choose your own adventure setlist voted by the fans, giveaways, social hour complete with Q&A’s and games, custom Zoom downloads and exclusive merch and lots of special guests from around the world,” the press release for the virtual tour states.

Tickets for the performances tomorrow night and Thursday evening are just $9 — and it’s in support of a great cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Independent Venue Association.

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Advertise With The Burgundy Zine

We’re eager to announce we’ve recently updated our advertising prices! Starting at just $5, we encourage you to share your products and services with our global community.

The Burgundy Zine offers a diverse array of marketing solutions, from banners on our website to full-page ads in our digital magazine.

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Education Shines Online with Varsity Tutors This Summer

Varsity Tutors makes online learning a breeze with free virtual classes and summer camps for grades K-12. The platform features an enriching array of programs ranging from “The Story of Your Favorite Fairy Tales” to “Coolest Women in History,” and “Java Programming Basics.”

With such a diverse set of resources, it’s no wonder 250,000 students have registered for Varsity Tutors in just the last two months.

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